Category Archives: RECYCLING

Recycling

Plastic pollution

This blog is prompted by a news report on Sky News regarding the 30 large plastic bags found inside a dead whale. It mistook the plastic for food. Googling revealed the following article which I attach and hope that all … Continue reading

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Thanks to Rohan Holmes of Bizlink – sponsor

The Association being an NPO is always enormously grateful to the members of the public and businesses who kindly donate in cash or in kind. Grateful thanks therefore to Rohan Holmes who inserted the eyelets into the signs that will … Continue reading

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Recycling centre – Hillcrest

The recycling site will be celebrating its 9th year of operation and is getting busier and busier. Most persons are helpful and responsible but there are still those who insist on using the site as a rubbish dump – this … Continue reading

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Recycling centre Hillcrest – busy place

During December each year is when we are at our busiest at the recycling centre. It is encouraging to see how many are “into” recycling and that people bring the items that we can recycle. We ACCEPT ONLY the following … Continue reading

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Community Service by Kyle Wiesner & Sidney Reed – thank you

“The Keep Hillcrest Beautiful Association are pleased that Kyle Wiesner and Sidney Reed chose to do their community service by picking up recyclable material such as cans and bottles and cardboard in the Hillcrest area, thus also reducing the litter. … Continue reading

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Membership drive – February 2016 –

  On 10 February 2016 we held a membership and awareness drive at the recycling centre in Hillcrest. It is an interesting observation that not many of the public are aware that the recycling centre is managed by volunteers of … Continue reading

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Community service at the recycling drop-off centre – Maritzburg College boys

Jacques van Tonder and Joshua Stevens from Maritzburg College helped at the recycling centre as part ot their community service requirements for Matric. So encouraging that the youth are becoming such an integral part in the process of reducing waste … Continue reading

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